Buses from Fredericton to Charlottetown

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Fredericton - Charlottetown Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity buses per day from Fredericton to Charlottetown. Traveling by bus from Fredericton to Charlottetown usually takes around 5 hours and 32 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance169 mi (272 km)
Shortest duration5h 15m
Cheapest price$62.28
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
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Price trends for buses from Fredericton to Charlottetown

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What bus companies travel from Fredericton to Charlottetown?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Fredericton to Charlottetown. Maritime Bus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus75h 33m$65.47
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Book Maritime Bus from Fredericton to Charlottetown from $62. There are 7 Maritime Bus schedules from Fredericton to Charlottetown and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Charlottetown. In Fredericton, Maritime Bus departs to Charlottetown from Fredericton International Airport and 1 other station. In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus arrives at WA Murphy Student Centre and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Fredericton to Charlottetown takes 5 hours and 33 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Charlottetown in 5 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Charlottetown.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Fredericton to Charlottetown during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Fredericton to Charlottetown?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 32 minutes to cover the 272 kilometers from Fredericton to Charlottetown. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Fredericton?

The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Fredericton to Charlottetown, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Fredericton to Charlottetown every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Fredericton?

Main departure station: Maritime Bus Terminal

Fredericton has two bus stations with service to Charlottetown.

All bus stations in Fredericton:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Fredericton International Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Charlottetown?

Main arrival station: Bus Terminal

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Charlottetown.

Bus stations in Charlottetown:

  • Bus Terminal

  • WA Murphy Student Centre

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